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Girls Basketball: Slow start dooms Cougars in their first away game of the year

 

December 16, 2016

Photo by Ed Navarro Niwot’s Mary Gillett dribbles while teammate Sophie Grant follows the fast break against Mead.

Unable to overcome a scoreless first quarter, the Niwot girls dropped their Dec. 5 road opener to the Mead Mavericks, 47-39. The loss moves the Cougars to 1-2 on the season, with three games left before the winter break.

The Mavericks jumped out of the gate quickly, scoring an easy field goal on their first possession. They would go on to score 13 points in the quarter, while keeping the Cougars off the board entirely.

Niwot junior Allie Colvin finally got things going offensively for the Cougars when she hit the first of her three 3-pointers with 3:40 remaining in the half. Niwot also cl...



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